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Al Jazeera America
Feb 25, 2014 11:30am EST
for mexico but for many countries it is an important arrest. >> it is known as one of the most ruthless drug cartels. the capture of el chapo would have a major impact around the world. >> translator: several homes which he used were discovered and in several of those homes we discovered it was connected by several tunnels to several homes. and he often used the city's drainage system. >> his elusiveness is legendary. after he was centered to 20 years in prison back in 1993, his legend grew when he escaped a high security prison in 2001. with the help of millions of dollars in bribes, he escaped by hiding in a laundry van his arrest is seen as a political triumph for the president who took over in 2012. behind the effort is a security cooperation agreement between the mexico and u.s., a more than $2 billion aid program that started in 2008, it includes weapons training. still hundreds of thousands of mexicans are estimated to have been caught in the war. in recent years many top syndicate members have been arrested or kills. eric holder says . . . the u.s. had a $5 million bounty on guzman's
Al Jazeera America
Feb 24, 2014 5:00pm EST
was captured and marched to jail. the capture in mexico on saturday morning was the end to a 13 year manhunt. a search that intensed in the past weeks. he was captured by the mexican marines and help from the americans. in the end, it was an intercepted satellite phone call that did him in. asleep in the room with an ak-47 by his side and no shots were fied. guzman called is the world's most wanted drug lord. it mohhed tons of cocaine, marijuana and other illegal drugs over the borders and the the streets and other nations. it is something good. it is an excellent achievement from the government and gives us results and for mexico and other countries it is an important arrest. >> it is one of the most violent drug cartels in mexico and known for the ruthless tactics and sneaking tons of drugs under the u.s. border. the capture of guzman could impact the illegal drug supplies around the world. a number of homes he used were discovered and in some of the homes it is connected to 7 tunnels to several homes and used the city's drainage city. >> the illusiveness. he escaped a high security prison
Feb 12, 2014 10:00pm EST
have memories of what happened in 1998 when you had the revaluation, 1990 with mexico. this is a whole different world of emerging markets. let's talk about indonesia. indonesia, a growing economy, high gdp growth -- the positives about indonesia. its debt to gdp is lower than most of europe. and so whereas europe continues to have very high debt issuance, these emerging markets have growing and stronger balance sheets. and a faster gdp than most of developing worlds. much of this is a liquidity issue -- money running and, money running out -- the long-term trend. indonesia is a good example of a strengthening economy and a strengthening balance sheet. >> when you say that, i you thinking about looking at markets there and investing in companies that will start the market there or regardless? you can find a way to invest in those companies that take advantage of the gross circumstances of a particular economy in the country talk about. >> you can do that through index funds or etf's. you can do in emerging market index. there are many ways of investing that you have liquidity but you h
Feb 12, 2014 12:00am PST
continue with a focus on one country, louis videgaray is minister of finance for mexico. >> we know mexico is bled by nature with an a bund dance of resources but we have not been able to shall did -- in terms of creating jobs an creating low cost energy for families and for companies there mexico, small, medium or large companies that is something that fortunate leigh we can change. >> the global economy from two perspectives, next. >> funding for charl yee rose is provided by the following: captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> because longevity is a defining challenge of our age, it will affect our financial security, it will affect our tax bills, our job prospects in the future. in short, all of our future. and the future of our global economy. >> rose: larry fink is here, chairman & ceo of blackrock, a financial services firm, oversees more than $4 trillion in assets. it is the biggest shareholder in half of the world's 30 largest companies. the home depot founder and philanthropist says larry fink resides at the hub of
Feb 1, 2014 4:00am EST
members of the new mexico legislature; honorable members of the judiciary; former new mexico governors; tribal governors; senator udall; representative lujan-grisham; representative lujan; distinguished guests; the state's first gentleman, my husband, chuck franco; my step-son, carlo; my dear sister, lettie martinez; and, my fellow new mexicans. it is an honor to join you for the annual state of the state address and open this legislative session, where i believe our focus must be on two of the most pressing issues - jobs and education. [ applause ] but first, let's turn our thoughts to the community of roswell. as we recall last week's tragic school shooting, let's pray for nathaniel, who's struggling with serious injuries, and for his parents, who are showing such strength. and when i saw kendal last week, after having been through such horror she was in great pain but couldn't wait to see her best friend, set to arrive at the hospital any minute. the parents, teachers, and community members pulled together and turned to faith over fear. i have some very special guests with me today
Feb 16, 2014 5:30pm PST
may be the world's most fearsome weapon of mass destruction. in our signature segment, how mexico is battling obesity by raising taxes on foods load ed with saturated fats and on sugary drinks. >> education problems to change the habits of people but we are also using incentives and taxes can be powerful incentives. >> and what's behind growing drug shortages in america next on pbs news hour weekend, made possible by louis that's why we're your retirement company. additional support is provided by -- and by the corporation of public broadcasting and to contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. from the tisch studios from new york, hari sreenivasan. >> thank you for joining us. skt john kerry warned today that the world is running out of time to address climate change. he addressed people he called shoddy scientists and ideologs that are trying to hijack the conversation. >> terrorism, epidemics, poverty, weapons of mass destruction all challenges that know no borders. the reality it ranks right up there with every single item. >> united states and china a
Feb 23, 2014 10:00am EST
supplier to the u.s. arrested in mexico. brand new details on the raid to catch him. plus we take you inside his billion-dollar empire. >>> upheaval in ukraine. the olympics over, now a tense new standoff between putin and the west. >>> then $19 billion bet. how is a tiny text messaging company worth more than an airline? the powerhouse roundtable and our experts break it all down. >>> and one-on-one with president bush. the former commander in chief on service and sacrifice. right here this sunday morning. >>> hello, again, i'm martha raddatz. great to have you with us. we're tracking breaking news this morning. the capture of the man some call mexico's osama bin laden. one of the most wanted criminals in the world, and the top illegal drug dealer in the u.s. drug lord joaquin guzman, known as el chapo, or shorty, notorious for his global empire, his ruthless reputation and his legendary ability to elude police. that is until this weekend. abc's senior justice correspondent, pierre thomas, is here with us with the latest. pierre. >> good morning. you can't overstate what a huge figur
Feb 20, 2014 10:00am EST
-span radio, and president obama was in mexico yesterday for a summit with north american counterparts, accident president enrique pena presidentmexican canadianena nieto, and prime minister stephen harper. they addressed current violence in the ukraine. the leaders held a news conference last night. this is just under one hour. [speaking spanish] >> ladies and gentlemen, now with us, the president of the united mexican states, mr. enrique pena nieto, the president of the united states of america, his excellency enrique pena nieto -- his excellency mr. barack obama, and the prime minister of canada, his excellency mr. stephen harper. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, good evening. your excellency, president of the united states of america, barack obama, prime minister of canada, stephen harper, once again -- i would like to welcome you to our country. it is a great honor to have hosted you for the north american leaders summit here in the state of mexico, toluca in the capital city. a state i had the great honor of being a governor of before i took office with the greate
Feb 19, 2014 10:30pm EST
in toluca, mexico, president obama, canadian prime minister stephen harper and mexican president enrique pena nieto spoke to reporters at eight closing news conference. dataquest -- they discussed the regional economy. this is one hour. [speaking spanish] >> ladies and gentlemen, now with us, the president of the united mexican states, mr. enrique pena nieto, the president of the united states of america, his excellency enrique pena nieto -- his excellency mr. barack obama, and the prime minister of canada, his excellency mr. stephen harper. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, good evening. excellency, president of the united states of america, barack obama, prime minister of canada, stephen harper, once again -- i would like to welcome you to our country. it is a great honor to have hosted you for the north american leaders summit here in the state of mexico, toluca in the capital city. a state i had the great honor of being a governor of before i took office with the greatest honor in the world of politics, that is to lead the course of my country. that is why i am very glad we have ha
Al Jazeera America
Feb 19, 2014 2:00pm EST
>> president obama landing in mexico for a meeting with north amercian leaders. >> we begin with destruction and violence and chaos in ukraine. you're looking at some of the latest pictures that are coming out of kiev. 26 people now have died in those clashes between protesters and police. yesterday president yanukovych replacing head of the army. right now this is the scene in independent square in kiev. 9:00 kiev time day two of that bloody crackdown. opposition leaders urging protesters to hold their ground. barnaby phillips has more. >> the day after a night of mayhem. central kiev, a city reaped in smoke. the government and protesters equally determined not to give way the results have been catastrophic. this is independent square. sacred ground to the protesters who have held it for almost three months. now the government says it cannot sit by any longer. >> my duty as a guarantor of the institution iconstitution is toe in the country, i'm again calling for the opposition leaders who claim to also want a peaceful resolution to immediately separate themselves from the r
Al Jazeera America
Feb 19, 2014 11:00am EST
heading to mexico for a meeting of north america's leaders. they will talk about new plans for a new international trade agreement. >>> and a hearing back on track for the aledged architect of the attack on the uss cole. ♪ >>> it has been a bloody and vial lebt 24 hours in ukraine, fighting between police and protesters has killed at least 25 people. protests began late last night after the government rejected a trade deal with the european union. >> participate yanukovych has the opportunity to take a choice, a choice between protecting the people that he serves all of the people, and the choice for compromise and dialogue versus violence and mayhem. we belief the choice is clear, and we are talking about the possibility of sanctions or other steps with our friends in europe and elsewhere, in order to try to create the environm t environmentment compromise. >> reporter: the morning after the brutal crush, both sides refusing to give up. independence square went from encampment to war zone, an area that was for weeks home to anti-government activists. >> translator: my duty has a
FOX News
Feb 24, 2014 10:00am PST
. he faces charges of running the most powerful drug cartel from mexico. william has the details from los angeles. >> reporter: u.s. and mexico share an extradition treaty. mexico could deny the request and prosecute guzzman itself. that is likely suggested by the mexican ambassador. the takedown on saturday was a dramatic takedown. he is indicted on charges from drug tracking and murder. prosecutors are afraid he will escape again from jail. he hid in a laundry cart in '93 and another drug dealer was set free from a mexican jail. he was convicted in the death of a dea agent. u.s. law enforcement want him sent to the united states where we can't bribe guards and judges. >> he's escaped once and he's the most powerful man in mexico if not the world and the flight risk and security risk is tremendous in mexico. he needs to be brought out of mexico to the united states. >> and the u.s. mexican team is seen as a major milestone of trust and cooperation. you don't want toous. that no condo was an ordinary concrete building and a man on the run. and here's the dilemma for mexico. it could
Al Jazeera America
Feb 19, 2014 6:00pm EST
. this as president obama says there will be consequences. we're standing by for remarks from the president in mexico. and already the u.s. restricting the visas of ukraine, and ready to go to further steps. >> he said there will be a truce with opposition and there would be negotiations to prevent further bloodshed. they have taken actions against ukraine. let's start from the top here. what can you tell us about the truce agreement? >> very little, tony. it came as a surprise announcement this evening. both the opposition and viktor yanukovych agreed to talks to end the bloodshed here but what that specifically means, what the talks will be and what the substance and if either side has more to offer are the real questions here. they've had talks before and they ended in nothing. as a matter of fact, at the president's office last night and it came to nothing. the president offered an ultimatum. whether there is something new to put on the table, more common grounds you but after bitter fighting here, it left more than two dozen people dead and hundreds injured. i think there is a lot of motivation
Al Jazeera America
Feb 23, 2014 1:00pm EST
ahead in this program. the u.s. says it will seek the extradition of one of mexico's most wanted drug lords. meet some of the many syrian refugees children. and in sport canada main are looked to maintain the gold medal. later in the program. >> study in the school in two shifts. around 200 of them work to support their families. he is a part-time waiter. >> translator: i work on weekend, only my brother and i work. all our family members have university degrees. >> reporter: there are no official statistics for the number of syrian children who are studying or working in turkey. but he was mats suggest that half of the 750,000 registered refugees in turkey are children. many of them are out of school. he runs a school. it offers certaiers syrian chiln education for $200 a year, she says the costs are high and they are running out of money. >> this generation was the right for education, it is the duty of charity organization to his help us, this is saving a generation and the future of syria. unfortunately there are many children who can not afford the transportation costs. many also
Al Jazeera America
Feb 18, 2014 7:00pm EST
velshi is next. >> the united states, canada, and mexico created the largest trading bloc the world has ever known and two decades of controversiacontroversy. we'll look at why the world is still mad about nafta. we'll sort that out. i'm ali velshi, and this is "real money." >> this is "real money." you're the most important part of the show. join our live conversation on twitter at al jazeer aj real mo. and it is a gathering of the continents three amigos. tomorrow the leaders of the united states, canada and mexico compete to commemorate 20 years of free trade between their countries as enshrined in the north american free trade agreement. in 1994 nafta created the largest trading bloc the world has ever known. now it crosses 9.3 million square miles. together the three countries economic output add up to 17 trillion-dollar. but nafta came in a cloud of controversy. it was a decisive issue that unleashed intense passion among americans. americans cried fowl when a democratic president supported it. but criticism came from the right. ross perot warned of a, quote, giant sucking sound t
Al Jazeera America
Feb 19, 2014 12:00pm EST
in mexico in about an hour, we'll meet with the mexican president and canadian prime minister at the summit. mike viqueira has the story. >> reporter: there are big issues and big questions president obama will face from his counterparts at the all-day north american summit on wednesday. they call it the three amigo summit, but when president obama meets his fellow leaders he'll have explaining to do. domestic american politics has him hamstrung, unable to follow through on big ticket items. the keystone pipeline in limbo. the project would bring oil to mushing's gulf coast. the administration won't say when the president will decide. ultimately mr. obama must choose between environmentalists and a close ally. >> this is an enormous benefit to the united states. >> reporter: canadian prime minister stephen harper. >> this summit is interesting at an interesting time where progress on a lot of the other things we want to do with canada is building, and awaiting the keystone decision. >> reporter: on trade the president is being undercut by those usually most supportive. the wants another big
Feb 20, 2014 8:00am PST
to the streets to oppose hugo chavez's successor nicolas maduro. as the u.s., mexico, and canada hold a major summit in mexico, u.s. border patrol agent shoots and kills a man you're the border in san diego after the agent was hit in the face with a rock. >> rocks are considered the full force. if we look at other zones of conflict around the globe, we have broker-deals to try to get rock throwing and lethal force taken out of the system, but we don't do that here the u.s.-mexico border. we can actually fire at rock throwers. >> all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!,, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. in ukraine, short-lived truce between the government and opposition protesters has broken down amidst the bloodiest period in the month-long uprising. at least 21 people have died just today in clashes between protesters and security forces. clear thato be very as we work through these next several days in ukraine, that we are going to be watching very carefully and we expect the ukrainian government to show restraint, to not resort to violence in deali
Feb 19, 2014 2:00pm EST
. insident obama arrives mexico to attend a north american summit. to our viewers in the united states and those of you joining us from around the world, welcome. full coverage of the stocks and julianna goldman new details on president obama's trip to mexico. we begin with peter cook, who has breaking news. the release of the latest fed minutes. good afternoon. >> good afternoon. these minutes, the last meeting under fed chairman ben bernanke, when the fed chairman continue to scale back its bond buying program another 10 lane dollars. another jobs report. the first testimony of janet yellen. they saw the economic outlook basically on track despite volatility in emerging markets. they made very few changes in their statement. the minutes say all members agree the cumulative improvement and the likelihood of continued improvement indicated it would be inappropriate -- appropriate at this meeting. at the table, i number of participants noticed they should be ready to adjust if the economies took a turn for the worse. they indicated changes are coming and that is important.
Feb 24, 2014 1:00pm PST
mexico photographer who was not willing to take pictures of a lesbian wedding because it violated her religion. critics say it's passed through the legislature but arizona governor jan brewer has not said if he will sign it. among those pushing the governor to veto the bill, john mccain said i hope governor brewer will sign it. >>> chuck hagel announced plans to reduce the military back to the preworld war ii size. after 13 years of continuous where it's time to re-evaluate the military's priorities. >> we're repositioning the focus on a strategic challenges and opportunities that will define our future. new technologies, new centers of power, and a world that is growing more volatile, more unpredictable and in some instances more threatening to the united states. >> there are, of course, many who disagree with hagel's plan to shrink the military. they say it will hurt the military's readiness. when we come back, it's a cult. that's what one prominent democrat, are they really ready for hillary? >>> and later, he stayed hidden for years and avoided capture by freeing through undergrou
Feb 1, 2014 12:00am EST
of the state addresses. now new mexico governor giving her annual state of the state address. she spoke before a joint session of the state legislature in santa fe at the capitol building known as the round house. [applause] [applause] [applause] [cheering and applause] [cheering and applause] welcome, governor martinez. we are pleased to have you here. [inaudible conversations] >> good afternoon. liewnlt governor, senatenor; se president, mr. speaker, democrats and republican leaders,est steamed members of new mexico legislature, honorable members of the judiciary, former new mexicogovt governors, triable governors,enm stnator; udall, representative distinguishedat guests husband, chuck franco; my step-son, carlo; my dear sister, lettie martinez; and, my fellow new mexicans. it is an honor to join you for the annual state of the state address and open this legislative session, where i believe our focus must be on two of the most pressing issues - jobs and education. [ applause ] but first, let's turn our thoughts to the community of roswell. as we recall last week's tragic school shooting, l
Feb 3, 2014 6:00am PST
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Al Jazeera America
Feb 19, 2014 6:00am EST
using facebook tore twitter. >> president obama is heading to new mexico for a summit dubbed the three amyingos. canada, new mexico and president obama. key stone project is on the table, canadian leaders pushing for american approval of the project. the one-day meeting touching on immigration, border security and drug trafficking. >> president obama is pushing a raise the minimum wage. according to the congressional bget office increasing the hour -- budget office increasing the basic bay from $7.25 to $10.10 means a race for 3.5 million workers. it could put 500,000 jobs at rick. they forcibly took children from a tiny island and moved them to rural france. why the french government is facing up to the practice that has been kept secret. >> california is not the only state where the tech industry is booming. new york city is bringing silicon valley closer to the big apple. >> i'm john henry smith. it's another big day on the slopes for one men skier. we'll have the details in sport. >> taking a look at the olympic flame in sochi, which will burn until the closing ceremony on sunday.
Feb 24, 2014 4:30am EST
number one is behind bars in mexico this morning. >> prosecutors are looking to extradite el chapo. mexico's mostfor wanted fugitive may be over. the fight over which country gets justice first is only beginning. the --all the us some of osama bin laden of jug trafficking. cartelthe kingpin of the response for 25% of the drugs entering the united states. in many states all want him tried in their jurisdiction. the question is whether mexican officials will release him. ask that they consider extradited him to united states or he will put in a super backs prison under tight security where he cannot escape. >> is being held this maxim security prison in mexico. 14 years ago, he escaped in a laundry basket. last week he slipped out of his hideout through this underground tunnel. safe. theyo not feel just becausetter he was arrested. >> this is the hotel room where he was finally arrested saturday morning. the kingpin was caught. many experts say his cartel will continue business as usual. the extradition is such a high-profile profile suspect before he was tried in mexico would be unu
Feb 24, 2014 6:00pm PST
was captured in mexico without a single shot fired. but what does his arrest mean for the cross-border drug trade? >> woodruff: plus: i see barren hallways broken cameras uninvited guests there's no service here as if a sea of people were cast away on an island to fend for themselves the weather outside is frightening >> woodruff: while investigative journalists look into one california town's decrepit housing. the poets with them are telling their own version of that story, in verse. >> i'm bringing the people's perspective. see, when you hear our poem, it is like you are listening to the people who are actually living in it. >> woodruff: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contrib
Al Jazeera America
Feb 24, 2014 4:00pm EST
drug kingpin arrested in mexico. but will the u.s. be able to get el clapo extradited? >>> now, u.s. questioning its relationship with uganda. al jazeera america. we open up your world. >> here on america tonight, an opportunity for all of america to be heard. >> our shows explore the issues that shape our lives. >> new questions are raised about the american intervention. >> from unexpected viewpoints to live changing innovations, dollars and cents to powerful storytelling. >> we are at a tipping point in america's history! >> al jazeera america. there's more to it. >> aging america... the sacrifice growing children endure, to care for their parents >> i left my job as a lawyer... >> best ways to cope... my husband was like a single father... >> my mother said: "take care of dad" on al jazeera america >> welcome back to ladges. al jazeera america here is a look at your top stories. ukrainian president viktor yanukovych is on the run. the parliament elected a new interim leader, and the full government should be in place tomorrow. defense secretary chuck hagel announced a plan to
Al Jazeera America
Feb 24, 2014 8:00pm EST
a lot to cover this half hour. accused drug kingpin behind bars in mexico, but still wanted here in the united states. >>> plus giving it all away, the personal data local governments are sharing to help others make a profit. >>> and frac-ing creating new wealth for some, but also creating problems. >>> john, ukraine's former president viktor yanukovych is on the run, and a warrant has been issued for his arrest. an interim government is now in place, but russia says the government is not legal. >>> at least 13 people have now died in venezuela. traffic came to a halt as protesters put up barricades. demonstrators blame the government for the high crime rate and slow economy. and hundreds of supporters road motorbikes caracas. >>> and the entire egyptian government stepped down today. and that clears the way forr forral -- al-sisi to run for president. >>> all right. richelle thiank you. >>> tonight the truthful drug kingpin sits behind bars in a mexico prison. and he will have to stand trial there before he is extradited to the united states. >> more details are emerging about h
Feb 20, 2014 3:00pm PST
on the mind of president obama during his trip to mexico this week. but a trade agreement that's now two decades old and still the subject of strong debate is casting a strong shadow over the president's plans. jeffrey brown has the story. >> for the united states, canada and mexico are two of our largest trading partners, with trade that supports millions of american jobs. >> brown: president obama's one- day summit with his mexican and canadian counterparts marked 20 years of the north american free trade agreement or nafta. >> thanks in part to our efforts to boost u.s. exports, american exports to canada and mexico continue to grow faster than our exports to the rest of the world. together our countries have strength to give north america a tremendous competitive advantage -- the skills of our workers, manufacturing that's growing, and new sources of energy. >> brown: nafta was originally spearheaded by the first president bush, in a bid to eliminate cross-border trade duties and other barriers. it got the backing and was eventually signed into law by president clinton. supporters ar
Al Jazeera America
Feb 24, 2014 3:00pm EST
dangerous countries. not, well, we're talking about war zones now, but countries like mexico, where to kill a journalist is easy censorship. >> so, journalists who make themselves awkward, who do investigative work, who get on the wrong side of a particular crime gangs, or even particular political divisions, make themselves vulnerable. and we've seen that rise inexorably again over the last decade. >> [speaking spanish]. >> unfortunately, in many cases in these regions authorities are corrupted by criminal organizations. the influence of the cartels uh, in many of these areas is huge, over law enforcement, politicians and state prosecutors. and- and in most cases, these people are in charge of investigating these crimes. >> [speaking spanish]. >> there are people who benefit from crime, either drug barons, you know, or- or politicians who- who want to send out very strident signal to people in our profession. they're targeting investigative reporting. they're targeting journalists who get up every morning and- and want to spend time on investigating corruption. >> fear is one of the overri
Al Jazeera America
Feb 18, 2014 11:00am EST
he is taking on climate change. >>> and the president heading to mexico tomorrow to uk ta about a major trade deal that would make it easier for countries around the pacific to do business. but critics argue the new deals may hurt more than they help. >> reporter: jerry says he is a victim of free trade. he in 2007 he was working at this plug plant when the company announced they were moving production to mexico. >> i had worked there for 32 years, finally got to the job i really enjoyed, and then they are going to take it away and move it to mexico. >> reporter: he was forced to retire early, now he has to have a part-time job trying toscape together enough money to put his daughters through university. that ta lowered bare records for u.s. companies and gave them access to cheaper labor, but also cost ohio thousands of jobs. still the u.s. is now looking to negotiate two more massive trade deals. >> reporter: we need to work together to protect our workers, protect our government, and open new markets to goods labeled stamped in the usa. >> reporter: now through are two other
Al Jazeera America
Feb 1, 2014 12:00pm EST
from mexico. >> each morning 19-year-old looks into the mirror next to her bed. >> i'm strong. >> finding the courage to face herself each day is not easy, karen, not using the last name s a survivor of sex trafficking. karen was raped as many as 25 times a day by different men. sold into prostitution by her boyfriend. >> he took me to mexico city and girls are standing on the sidewalks and i had to start prostituting myself. >> after six months of being raped and beaten she escaped and now living in a safe house in mexico. >> little by little i'm trying to forget the nightmares and i'm trying to forget. >> so are the seven other girls that all live here and all under age, some abused since the age of two. after being rescued by the authorities, the girls are placed in the care of alma tucker. a u.s. resident that volunteers to the safe houses. >> they are here and providing the basic needs. we have schools in the facility. but also some of the volunteers are dance classes and self-defense and learning english. >> sex traffic something a crime under reported and often times ha
Al Jazeera America
Feb 2, 2014 9:00pm EST
of impunity in some of the dangerous countries, countries like mexico, where to kill a journalist is easy censorship. journalists that make themselves awkward, who do intereghtive work, who get on the wrong side of crime gangs make themselves vulnerable. we saw that rides again, over the decade. >> unfortunately, in many cases in this region, authorities are coopted by criminal organisations. the flooups of the cartels in many of these areas is huge -- influence of the car tells in many of these areas is huge over law enforcement prosecutors. often these people are involved in investigating the crimes. . >> there are people that benefit from crime, drug barons or pol turns, who want to send out strident officials. they are target investigative reporters, people that want to get up and spend time on investigating corruption. >> fear is one of the overriding characteristics effecting journalism in mexico. drug car tells, and others in the community. tels, and others community. >> in pursuing i was imprisoned on many occasions. in trying to capture the best image or get the coup i'd cross th
Al Jazeera America
Feb 7, 2014 9:00pm EST
's driving that? >> i think production in mexico and other parts of the world, particularly mexico and columbia, especially mexico, we seized more heroin at the u.s. border than five years ago. four times more. >> what's driving that, weather and a bumper crop or what's going on? >> they see a demand. they see an intense increase in heroin demand in the united states because of this opiate spike in addiction rates for painkillers in the u.s. >> what about the mix of heroin and fen fent fentanyl things li? >> you see a lot of fentanyl, you ready don't know what you're getting, you don't know the pure city level, you don't know what's in it. there's no such thing as a bad batch of heroine. heroine is death quite possibly, regardless of what's in it. you don't know what you're getting, the lab environment with which it was manufactured overseas or south of the border. you don't know what's in it, don't know how the body is going to respond. american is played with chemicals that have no reason to be in your body. morphine, opium, not good. >> is the dea tracking where there are overdo
Feb 15, 2014 2:30pm PST
areas and to mexico city. rates are often televised, but they bring few results. are often televised, but they bring few results. many believe the police are involved in the criminal underworld. caused a huge outcry in mexico. a mother found out who had murdered her daughter, ruby. the man was jailed, but later a judge released him. she protested outside the government building and in full view of the security cameras. of the in full view security cameras, he shot and killed her, and then escaped. the know how dangerous criminals can be. but that has not stopped them from trying to find their daughter, as morel do. they have printed her face on fake bank -- her daughter as. keey printed her face on fa banknotes to try to get attention. she was 14 years old. one day she did not come home from school. her father says she was young and pretty. he says someone must've seen something. he is determined not to give up his search. he says they have gotten little help from the authorities, so they decided to search themselves, as most other parents do. he says they put up pictures of their da
Al Jazeera America
Feb 23, 2014 10:00am EST
mexico's war on drugs. the most wanted man is arrested after 13 years on the run. >>> notice rinaldo? no problem as he shies from real madrid. we have the details later on in sports. innovation changes our lives. opening doors ... opening possibilities. taking the impossible from lab ... to life. on techknow, our scientists bring you a sneak-peak of the future, and take you behind the scenes at our evolving world. techknow - ideas, invention, life. on al jazeera america real reporting that brings you the world. giving you a real global perspective like no other can. real reporting from around the world. this is what we do. al jazeera america. >>> protests continue in ukraine, and the freed opposition leader yulia tymoshenko doesn't want to be a prime minister in a new unity government. >>> at least two people died in a grenade attack in an anti-government protest in the thai capital of bangkok. they have occupied the city for months and it's the second such explosion there since friday. >>> 21 afghan soldiers have been killed. several more were kidnapped in kunar province near the bo
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Feb 24, 2014 9:00pm EST
is worth over 3 billion a year. perfect place from moving drugs from mexico to cities across the united states. >> from my point of view, i think chicago and the midwest in general right now is the most significant hub for the cartels in the country. >> reporter: chicago's gang culture also makes it a recruiting ground. with tens of thousands of active and armed gang members on the streets, it's easy to come by. >> what do you sell? >> crack, dope, x. if it's there, we're going to sell it. crack, $10 a bag. >> last link in the sinaloa supply chain. >> where do the drugs come from? >> mexico, it's how we feed our families every day. >> does it ever concern you that you pay be seg selling -- selling a product at a might be killing somebody out there? >> survival of the fittest. >> the amway army that guzman uses. >> the last time he spent time in a mexican prison he escaped in a laundry cart by bribing his guards. the issue was a huge embarrassment for the mexican government. this web of tunnels linking seven homes in the city, allowed el chap chapo freedom of moveme. >> the tunnels wer
Feb 18, 2014 1:00pm PST
a decision on the keystone pipeline. keystone will be front and center on the agenda in mexico tomorrow when president obama meets with the mexican president and canadian prime minister on the 20th anniversary of nafta. the dischord over keystone may make this installment known as the three amigos the frostiest since the meetings began a decade ago. glen, i didn't think i would be talking about the three amigos in a context that excluded steve martin and chevy chase. >> do you remember how their salute ended with turning their head and coughing? >> i don't think that's going to happen tomorrow. >> that would be a cool way to end the summit. >> there is likely to be discord over this keystone pipeline issue. what's going to happen here? >> well, i think what's really interesting about this -- and i don't recall ever sea seeing this happen before -- steven harper through his ambassador says he's going to use this opportunity on wednesday to press the president to do this in his term and harper has already said publicly he's willing to wait the president out on keystone, aligning hi ii himself
Feb 19, 2014 7:00am EST
: good morning. president obama travels to mexico city to meet with that country's president as well as the canadian prime minister. in advance, a wider deal with pacific rim nations. we will talk about nafta in the program. we will get your take on the washington post reporting that the u.s. is behind the scenes contemplating tops of the taliban and in -- taliban in afghanistan. in exchange, they would like five prisoners from guantÁnamo bay released. we want to get your take. should the u.s. negotiate with the taliban for the only prisoner of war? republicans, (202) 585-3881. democrats, (202) 585-3880. independents, (202) 585-3882. you can send us a tweet, @cspanwj or post your comments on you can e-mail us at have a fourth line for active and retired military, (202) 585-3883. no negotiating with terrorists versus leave no soldier behind. with the war in afghanistan boding down, the plight of bergdahl has left the u.s. government trying to reconcile those two long-standing policies. the official declined to be identified. the defense departm
Feb 2, 2014 11:00am EST
70% of the hispanic votes. you don't think you want? >> guest: there are places like new mexico and colorado and florida, which are buried for sweepstakes publisher is going to be critical in general election in this country where you could have a situation. but i think really if you break down the statistics in the last election, he won a such a margin that he would've won even if the spanish split 50/50. klesko to much of florida. florida is in the first chapter of your book and that is where you say it the first time anglo-americans can the spanish-american scenes. what did you mean by that? >> guest: in stores and places which were very far removed from one another. that's really because the spanish empire preempted parts of the hemisphere that were accessible from the outside and are economically exploitable and colonizing. but partly because of the way of the winds and currents of the atlantic condition and shipping routes between europe and the americas. the spanish empire kept having to consult northwood of its natural ports and harbors. it is why they colonized florida,
Feb 22, 2014 6:00pm PST
>> axelrod: tonight, one of the world's most-wanted criminals captured. the u.s. and mexico arrest a notorious drug lord whose reach extended from tijuana to chicago and beyond. carter evans and dean reynolds have the latest. the president of ukraine flees the capital, where thousands of protesters now control the streets. holly williams reports on today's fast-moving developments. michael sam meets with reporters at the n.f.l. scouting combine. terrell brown has his call for acceptance of gays in sports. >> i just wish you would see me as michael sam the football player and not michael sam the gay football player. >> axelrod: and the mystery of the disappearing moose. don dahler has been without with the researchers who want to know why. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> axelrod: good evening. i'm jim axelrod, and this is a western edition of the broadcast. he was public enemy number one, a modern-day al capone in the eyes of law enforcement in chicago. we're talking about a brutal mexican drug lord named joaquin guzman, known as "el chapo," or shorty.
Feb 4, 2014 6:00pm PST
---el presidente de mexico, enrique peÑa nieto, visita una de las zonas mas violentas en el estado de michoacan mexico... le tenemos los detalles. blanca ---si se cumple el deseo de un senador de san francisco... california podria tener el salario minimo mas alto de la nacion. roll open under ---con un nivel alto de pobreza en el estado, este proyecto espera ayudar a los mas necesitados. take 2 box ---pasamos en vivo con andres brender, quien nos tiene todos los detalles.. adelante andres.. take andres live andres live buenas tardes, efectivamente este proyecto tiene planeado aumentar a poco menos de la mitad el salario minimo..., pero para aprobarlo... todavia queda un largo camino lleno de obstaculos por superar.... andres live el temor de este proyecto para algunos sectores es que este podria traer mayor desempleo y podria resultar muy costoso para los pequenos negocios.... en vivo.... blanca ---los supervisores blanca ---los supervisores de san francisco develaron un plan para aumentar los impuestos a las bebidas azucaradas. take vo ---el supervisor "eric mar" quiere un incremento
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